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Weekend Report: 7 events not to miss this weekend!

Thursday, February 2

Washington Auto Show: The Washington Auto Show is the largest public show in Washington, D.C. Along with the engineering prowess on display among the more than 600 new models from over 35 manufacturers, the 2017 show will feature VIP tours led by award-winning automotive writers and a special exhibit area for live painting of “art” cars. There are only a few more days left to go see the auto show!

Friday, February 3

White Ford Bronco at Clarendon Ballroom: A year after their originally-scheduled Ballroom debut was snowed out, it's finally going to happen. Don't miss this one! Get your tickets now before they sell out!

First Friday: Mardi Gras in Alexandria: Wear purple, green and gold while enjoying the “Not So Modern Jazz quartet” jazz band and Mardi Gras carnival customs without leaving Alexandria! Make a Mardi Gras mask or bring your own, and plan to participate in the Mardi Gras parade.

Saturday, February 4

Fathom: Fathom is a community aimed to empower young artists by displaying their work to the community through immersive experiences and interactive events. This event brings together visual artists, musicians, designers, and filmmakers to interpret prompts and create an interactive live art experience for guests.

Fairfax Chocolate Lovers Festival: The Chocolate Lovers Festival, an annual two-day festival held on the first full weekend of February, features activities for all to enjoy. Gather amongst other chocolate lovers for the Taste of Chocolate, the Chocolate Challenge, the ever-popular Kiwanis Chocolate Chip Pancake Breakfast, open houses at historic buildings and much more.

K-Pop Dance Party at Black Cat: Who feels like they need a dance party?? There will be tons of room to dance, two full bars, awesome sound, and a lounge area for when you need a break at the K-Pop Dance Party.

Sunday, February 5

Washington Capitals vs. Los Angeles Kings: Escape the cold weather and head over to the Verizon Center to cheer on the Washington Capitals as they take on the Los Angeles Kings.